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Hex #dea21e

#dea21e is a great light yellow shade for your next project. Scroll down for #dea21e color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#dea21e Conversion table


yellow (light yellow)


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R 222   G 162   B 30   copy to clipboard


H 41.25   S 0.76   L 0.49


C 0%   M 24%   Y 75%   K 13%
Usage of yellow The color #dea21e is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#dea21e Conversion and Usage

Conversion results of this color to RGB, CMYK and HSL. Usage Recommendations on the right.

#dea21e to RGB conversion

222% RED
162% GREEN
30% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(222, 162, 30); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(222, 162, 30); // for css background-color

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#dea21e to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 23.53 % 75.29 % 12.94 %

#dea21e to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
41.25 0.76 0.49

CSS code: color: hsl(41.3, 76%, 49%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #dea21e

Recommendations for light backgrounds in respect of a good contrast.

Usage for Text: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage for headings: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage as fill color: recommended
Usage for buttons: watch out for enough contrast

As a rather light shade, this color can very well be used as a fill/background, also to bigger elements. If there is no obvious reason, we do not recommend using it as text-color on white backgrounds (low contrast gives bad accessability-rating). Some usage-examples for #dea21e

Color Examples: This is a yellow Heading in #dea21e

This shows how text with the hex-color #dea21e would look on a white background. Because of the lightness of the color this color is not recommended to be used as font-color. However, if you know what you are doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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